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Why Submit to Cancer?

Founded in 1948, Cancer is one of the oldest and most well-respected oncology journals. Its comprehensive international, interdisciplinary scope has positioned Cancer as a top choice for authors looking to share their groundbreaking research with a global audience.

Maximizing Your Reach
  • Extensive, enduring impact: 3 million full-text downloads in 2016
  • High visibility: Over 20% of our articles in 2016 had Altmetric scores (counting news and social media mentions) in the top 5% of all research outputs across all disciplines
  • Every article is shared with the largest social media community of any oncology journal: @JournalCancer has over 19,000 Twitter followers
  • Wiley publicity program earned each of our featured articles an average of 70+ international news mentions in outlets including Forbes, CNN, The Washington Post, The New York Times, The BMJ, The ASCO Post, NEJM Journal Watch, Reuters, The Huffington Post, and NPR in 2016 alone
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  • Fast response: average time to 1st decision <2 weeks
  • No author fees: we do not charge submission fees, page fees, or color figure fees
  • Competitive turnaround times from submission to acceptance
  • Fast-track review and publication options available for high-priority research
Unique Position in Field
  • Impactful research: 2016 JIF = 6.072
  • Edited by a team of world-renowned oncology experts led by
    Dr. Fadlo Khuri
  • Highly selective review process with a 17% acceptance rate for original research articles
  • Commitment to publishing patient-focused research in underemphasized disciplines such as disparities, health policy, cancer economics, safety & quality, survivorship, and psychosocial oncology
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